erythema nodosum leprosum
[ lĕ-prō′səm ]
An acute lepromatous reaction with generalized systemic involvement characterized by the formation of painful deep nodules on the face, thighs, and arms, usually seen in undiagnosed, untreated, or neglected cases of leprosy.
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